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Amy Adams

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Net worth 2018: $2 Million
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BirthDay: 20 August 1974
Sigh: Virgo
Children: 1
BIOGRAPHY

Amy Adams was bornon 20 August 1974 in Los Angeles, CA, is ActressActress. Adams shifts effortlessly between comedies, like "Julie and Julia" and "Leap Year" and independent dramas like "The Master." But it took until 2013 for Adams to embrace the comic book life. This year she co-starred in the Superman reboot, "Man of Steel" as Superman's love interest Lois Lane. With Warner Bros. lining up a slew of D.C. Comic movies, she'll have the chance to appear in plenty more blockbusters. In the meantime, Adams earned her fifth Oscar nomination for her Best Supporting Actress turn in "American Hustle."

TIMELINE
2017

Adams received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017

2016

Describing her film career in his 2016 review of Arrival, the journalist and critic Anthony Lane of The New Yorker wrote:"The spry benevolence that carried her through a film like Enchanted (2007) has been cross-grained, in recent years, by the stern resolve of The Master (2012) and the snap of American Hustle (2013), and now, in Arrival, her gift for sorrow, her strength, and her instinctive sweetness of temper are rolled into one

2015

In 2015, the actress collaborated with Max Mara to design and promote a line of handbags

2014

The magazine featured her on their annual Celebrity 100 list in 2014, and also ranked her among the most powerful actresses in the business

2013

She has twice won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, for American Hustle (2013) and Big Eyes (2014), and has been nominated five more times: Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical for Enchanted (2007); Best Supporting Actress for Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), and The Master (2012); and Best Actress in a Drama for Arrival (2016)

2012

Among her stage roles, she has appeared in the Public Theater's revival of Into the Woods in 2012

2011

She was named one of the most beautiful people in America by Elle in 2011, and several publications have featured her red carpet appearances in their listings of best-dressed celebrities

2009

She had unsuccessfully auditioned for Jonze's 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are and was hired for Her after Jonze looked back at those tapes

2008

They became engaged in 2008, and she gave birth to their daughter two years later

2007

Following the success of Enchanted, Adams took on the part of Bonnie Bach, Congressman Charlie Wilson's assistant in Mike Nichols' political comedy-drama Charlie Wilson's War (2007), starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman

2006

By 2006, the awards season success of Junebug helped increase interest in Adams' career

2005

Adams has been nominated for five Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress for Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), and The Master (2012); and Best Actress for American Hustle (2013)

2004

On film, she only had a minor role as the fiancée of Fred Savage's character in the little-seen The Last Run (2004)

2002

Adams' most acclaimed and highest-grossing films, according to the online portal Box Office Mojo and the review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes, include Catch Me If You Can (2002), Junebug (2005), Enchanted (2007), Doubt (2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Julie & Julia (2009), The Fighter (2010), The Muppets (2011), The Master (2012), Man of Steel (2013), Her (2013), American Hustle (2013), Big Eyes (2014), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Arrival (2016), and Nocturnal Animals (2016)

2001

Adams met the actor and painter Darren Le Gallo at an acting class in 2001, and they began dating a year later while collaborating on a short film named Pennies

2000

Journalists have commented on her "American sweetheart" persona in her roles in the 2000s while taking note of her increased versatility in the 2010s

1999

Encouragement from Alley prompted Adams to actively pursue a film career, and she moved to Los Angeles in January 1999

1995

During a performance of Anything Goes at the Country Dinner Playhouse in 1995, she was spotted by Michael Brindisi, the president and artistic director of the Minneapolis-based Chanhassen Dinner Theater, who offered her a job there

1994

Adams began her professional career as a dancer in a 1994 dinner theater production of A Chorus Line in Boulder, Colorado

1985

Adams was raised a Mormon in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints until her parents divorced in 1985 and left the church

1974

Adams was born August 20, 1974 to American parents Richard and Kathryn Adams, when her father was stationed with the United States Army at the Caserma Ederle military complex in Vicenza, Italy

1970

Inspired by the 1970s Abscam scandal, the film featured Adams in the rare glamorous part of a seductive con artist, though she played it so that "everything felt justified and it didn't feel like she was just a sexy sociopath"

1946

Adams has also committed to star in Backseat, Adam McKay's biopic of the 46th Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney, in which she plays Cheney's wife, Lynne; it will mark her third collaboration with Christian Bale

1939

In the 1939-set screwball comedy Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Adams starred as an aspiring American actress in London who encounters a middle-aged governess named Miss Pettigrew (played by Frances McDormand)

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